Marshmallow Snowman: A Yummy Holiday Craft

I have always believed from the bottom of my heart that Christmas holidays are the ideal time to get together and rejoice in the beautiful weather as well as the age-old traditions and customs that come along with it. The lights, the gifts, the snow, oh-so-delicious snacks are worth the year-long wait. So last year, I decided to make the most of the short holiday and came up with an activity that every member of the family could bond over and happily engage them in- making marshmallow snowmen- and what a huge hit it was! Continue reading “Marshmallow Snowman: A Yummy Holiday Craft”

Tie Dye with Food Coloring

Can You Tie Dye with Food Coloring?

Tie dying with food color is a safe way to dye bandanas, tops and shirts that does not cause any harm to your body. This is the reason why you can involve kids in the process without the need of stringent supervision. However, it may not necessarily hold on to clothes as it is not permanent like the other types of dyes. Nonetheless, you can have immense fun while doing it and at least have the color on your dresses for some time. Later, you can try it out with other dyes. Continue reading “Tie Dye with Food Coloring”

How to Make Homemade Glow Sticks

A couple of months left before the Halloween preparations begin in full swing, and the children seem to be more excited about donning bizarre costume and accessories. Often seen in most Sci-Fi movies, glow sticks are great for adding spookiness to night time events. Although there is chemistry behind the creation, I suggest, you do not let the children handle the project. Read on to know the steps involved. Continue reading “How to Make Homemade Glow Sticks”

Popsicle Stick Puppets

Slurping the cold treats mounted on popsicle sticks during the scorching summer afternoons was another facet of my childhood that remains etched in the memory. After finishing, I had a habit of carrying the sticks home and piling up in the drawer instead of chucking then into the bin. Since I was a fan of puppet theaters, my mother would draw cute faces on the sticks and together we used to have a whale of a time staging humorous plays. Walking down the golden memory lane once again, let me show you how to make a wide assortment of quirky puppets with the craft sticks. Continue reading “Popsicle Stick Puppets”

Cardboard Box Car: A Plethora of Unique Designs

Cardboard boxes have been my beloved since childhood for its mammoth size giving me the liberty to turn them into any fun craft. Seeing my son brooding during the summer holidays as most of his pals were on a family vacation, I thought of getting him indulged in an enjoyable activity. Some cutting, gluing, and painting was all we did together to make a flashy playing car that gave us a pretty long service. Continue reading “Cardboard Box Car: A Plethora of Unique Designs”

How to Make Paper Mache Snowman

Last year, before my son’s school, closed for the holidays, a long list of winter home assignments were given that also included making an interesting Christmas-themed craft. With the ongoing snowfall outside my home, I thought of making a cuddly snowman with paper mache and deck it up. My son and I arranged the supplies, and here’s how we accomplished the project. Continue reading “How to Make Paper Mache Snowman”